Post- Summer Festival Retreat 2020 / from 10th to 16th August
Eight steps to happiness
Retreat with Gen Kelsang Togden
Retreat with Gen Kelsang Togden
CHANGE YOUR MIND, TRANSFORM YOUR WORLD
We are delighted to have Gen Kelsang Togden to guide this very special retreat based on the instructions of the book “Training the mind in eight steps”. Join us in this event and deepen your understanding and experience of these precious teachings and empowerments received during the Summer Festival 2020. Learn in a practical way how to bring these precious instructions to heart by contemplating and meditating on them in our Menorca International Retreat Centre.
The practices of training mind, contained in these instructions, enable us to overcome our difficulties transforming them into causes of our own spiritual development. In this way, we can solve our daily problems, improve our personal relationships, feel at peace and experience true happiness.
Any person, whether Buddhist or not, can benefit from the wisdom of these teachings and be inspired by these precious meditations.
ANCIENT WISDOM THAT ILLUMINATES OUR PRESENT
Retreats based on Buddhist wisdom that answers with amazing clarity and depth to the great questions we keep asking ourselves.
“If we have to walk across rough and thorny ground , one way of protecting our feet is to cover the whole ground with leather, but this is not very practical. We can achieve the same result in a much simpler way, by covering our feet. Similarly, if we wish to protect ourselves from suffering, we can either try to change the whole world to make it conform to our wishes, or we can change our mind. Until now we have been trying to change the world but this clearly has not worked. Now we need to change our mind ”.
“New eight steps to happiness” – Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche
In this retreat you will have the opportunity to
The retreat begins on Monday, August 10th with the introduction and ends on Sunday, August 16th with lunch.
WITH ACCOMMODATION (* all included)
Double Room ensuite: 320€
Shared Room (4 people): 270€
Marquee (10 personas): 230€
Teachings with lunch & Supper: 140€
Teachings with lunch: 120€
Only teachings: 90€
Each Session: 8€
If you are camping, you must bring a sleeping bag and towel.
The food is vegetarian. We may be able to accommodate other diets if requested in advance.
HOW TO GET TO THE CENTRE
By taxi or by renting a car
The temple is right next to the Puig de Sa Roca restaurant. Once you arrive, you can call us and we will come look for you to take you to the temple.
There are numerous car rental companies on the island. Below are three options:
This link will show you how to get here by car: Click here to see the map
If you have any questions, you can call us at +34 691 158 656
Situated in a privileged enclave on the beautiful island of Menorca (declared a Biosphere reserve), IRC Menorca, International Retreat Centre, is an ideal place to have retreats, both alone and in a group.
Menorca IRC has been visited many times by our Spiritual Guide, the Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, so it is a place with very good energy, very blessed. The center is in the middle of the island, surrounded by a forest of holm oaks, wild olive trees and pine trees. Along with the pure air and the natural beauty of the landscape, we highlight the clarity of its nights; when in the serene sky, free of clouds, you can contemplate the tranquil beauty of the stars and the moon. Whether you are looking for a few days of tranquility to reconnect with yourself, or if you wish to deepen your practice of meditation and Modern Buddhism, Menorca IRC is an ideal place. We offer solo retreats and national and international group retreats. Every year we invite international teachers from other centers to come and lead a retreat.
Everyone is welcome, do not miss this opportunity!
Gen Togden is an International Teacher who has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for 25 years. Gen Togden dedicates his life to helping people find more happiness and meaning in life through meditation practice and the Buddhist spiritual path. He is known for his broad smile and good humour and presents the teachings in a clear and practical way.
Currently, he is teaching at Manjushri KMC and from 1984 to 2018 Gen Togden resided in seven countries abroad, having taught the profound teachings of the New Kadampa Tradition on five continents. In recent years, he has been the Resident Teacher of various centers in Portugal, New Zealand and England.
This Summer 2020 we offer a very special Event. Right after the Summer Festival 2020 you have the opportunity to spend the rest of your spiritual holidays in Menorca IRC. We offer an opportunity to combine a Post-Festival Retreat guided by Gen Togden with a very special silent retreat guided by Gen Tharpa. Between the two retreats you will have the time to enjoy a short five-day holiday.
BOOKINGS SPECIAL SUMMER 2020
Special Offer: 50% Discount for five nights accommodation.
Reservations for the two complete retreats will have a 50% discount for the accommodation from the 16th to the 21st (five nights).
Do not miss this opportunity to enjoy a meaningful holiday!
Please note that: